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Volume 86 Issue 51 | p. 30
Issue Date: December 22, 2008

Three EPA Chiefs In Eight Years: Two Governors And A Bureaucrat

Department: Government & Policy
News Channels: Environmental SCENE

During his eight years in office, President George W. Bush broke new ground in his selection of administrators for the Environmental Protection Agency. His choice of a sitting governor and, later, a career EPA official were firsts and led to mixed results.

In one of his earliest acts in office, Bush appeared to raise EPA’s political clout: He named a state governor EPA administrator. No president had done so before. But the suggestion . . .

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